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Grateful Dead Live at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium on 1973-06-10




Set 1

Morning Dew, Beat It On Down The Line, Ramble On Rose, Jack Straw, Wave That Flag#, Looks Like Rain, Box Of Rain, They Love Each Other, The Race Is On, Row Jimmy, El Paso, Bird Song, Playin' In The Band

Set 2

Eyes Of The World > Stella Blue, Big River, Here Comes Sunshine, Around And Around, Dark Star > He's Gone > Wharf Rat > Truckin', Sugar Magnolia

Set 3

It Takes A Lot To Laugh It Takes A Train To Cry*^, That's Alright Mama*^, Promised Land*, Not Fade Away* > Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad* > Drums* > Not Fade Away*, Johnny B. Goode*

Wet Willie And The Allman Brothers Band Opened

* - w/ Butch Trucks, Dickey Betts And Merl Saunders
^ - First Time Played
# - Last Time Played


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Robert F. Kennedy Stadium
Location Washington, DC

Source Source: taped and remastered by Monte Barry; Sony TC 2850SD portable stereo cassette recorder Sony ECM 99 single-point stereo mic is hand-held on mic-stand shaft, with arm raised up FOB center infield, between sbd platform and stage platform;
Lineage transferred by Matt Smith; MAC tapes > Nak BX300 > Apogee Mini Me > Mini DAC (monitoring/mastering) > Lynx One soundcard > Wavelab 5.0 > 24/96 FLACs > Samplitude Pro 7.22 > TLH > CD Tag
Taped by Monte Barry
Transferred by Matt Smith

Notes

Notes:
-- this is a major upgrade in sound quality
-- replaces Monte's shnid 90351
-- these transfers are fixed up pretty good

patch list:
-- Morning Dew has SBD patch from 07:02.5 until 07:14.2, due to accidental pause/unpause by taper
-- PITB has AUD patch from 05:30.8 until 06:10, due to reel change
-- PITB set-ending announcement has SBD patch
-- Eyes Of The World has AUD patch at start until 14:52.5, due to taper getting stoned during break
-- Big River has AUD patch at start until 00:02.6
-- Around And Around has SBD patch at end from 05:13.9 to 05:41, "We're gonna tune up real good"
-- He's Gone has SBD patch from 14:30.2 to 14:48.2 (ending), due to reel flip
-- Wharf Rat has SBD patch from the start to 00:12.5, due to reel flip
-- That's Alright Mama has SBD patch from 06:11.2 to 08:59.5, due to tape damage
-- GDTRFB has SBD patch from 04:42.3 to 5:05.3, due to reel flip
-- I cleaned up most of the glitches, and I tagged the files

SBD patch Source and Lineage: shnid 90979
transferred by David Hollister and G.S. Hamilton
MR > PCM > cassette > DAT > CD > EAC > SHN

AUD patch Source and Lineage: shnid 89681
taped by Bill Gadsden
(FOB) Unknown Mics > Cassette Master > Reel (1/4 Track - 7.5 ips)
transferred and mastered by Charlie Miller
Reel (Sony TC-366) > Korg MR-1000 > Samplitude Pro 10.02 > FLAC

This AUD recording epitomizes the very best of the Grateful Dead "live sound" for the time. The prototype Wall of Sound is nailed by Alembic and the sound crew for this show. Set within an outdoor Stadium, this close-up infield FOB spatially captures sound from the two Aux PA towers on the infield, behind the taper. This sound delay adds a touch of ear candy as it rolls around the stadium. June 9 was my first time taping. June 10 was a Modal Spectacle. These shows at RFK Stadium were by far the best sound I ever heard come out of a PA System, period. It was a sensational orgy of sound.

Matt Smith did a great job transferring these tapes of mine! Thank you!

Reviews

Reviewer: craven714 - - June 10, 2014
Subject: what a grateful day
Who is this Monte Barry and why does he keep following me around?
keep up the good work... thx
Reviewer: njpg - - June 11, 2013
Subject: -
Not sure how to rate this: it's sort of indescribable. Though not the recording masterpiece of the previous night, in my opinion, it's still one of the nicest sounding AUDs you'll find. I also don't think the first two sets are as good as the previous night: it's still a great show, it just pales in comparison. The third set, though...Trucks, Saunders & Betts?! I don't feel qualified to rate this right now. Maybe later...
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